This document complements the Business Handbook on Due Diligence in the Cocoa Sector: Addressing Child Labour and Forced Labour, developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the International Cocoa Initiative, with co-financing from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). It outlines resources and tools which can help companies operationalise risk-based due diligence to address human rights risks and impacts in the cocoa supply chain, focusing on child labour and forced labour. It also provides examples of the implementation of corporate due diligence in the cocoa sector. 

The mention of any company or organisation names does not imply endorsement of the said company’s or organisation’s actions by ICI.

Business Handbook

The Business Handbook on Due Diligence in the Cocoa Sector helps companies identify, prevent and address risks related to human rights in the cocoa sector, with a focus on child labour and forced labour risks.